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Crescent not sighted, Eid-ul-Fitr on Thursday


The Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated across the Telangana and Andhra Pradesh States on July 7, Thursday, as the crescent was not sighted on Tuesday.

This was announced by a team of noted Islamic Scholars under the aegis of the Central Ruiyat-e-Hilal Committee – Hyderabad Deccan. The Committee which met at the Hussaini Building at Moazzam Jahi Market on Tuesday evening, made the announcement after getting confirmation from all the districts and neighbouring States, that the crescent has not been sighted. Therefore, the Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on Thursday and 30th Roza would be observed on Wednesday.

The meeting was attended by Majlis-e-Ulema-e-Deccan Secretary-General and Muslim Personal Law Board member Moulana Syed Qubul Pasha Shuttari, Jamia Nizamia Vice Chancellor Moulana Mufti Khaleel Ahmed, Moulana Syed Kazim Pasha Quadri, Moulana Mehmood Pasha Shattari, Moulana Auliya Hussaini Murutuza Pasha, Jamia Nizamia chief Mufti Moulana Mohammed Azeemuddin and other scholars. (INN)

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